Information for current students

Key links for those currently studying in the Information School.


Masters students

Information School Taught Student Handbook

Your online Student Handbook is your first port of call for all the information you will need during your time with us. It contains a wealth of information about the School, the University and your degree, along with links to numerous other resources.

If you are a student completing your studies in September 2023, please use this version of the student handbook instead.

Quick links

  • Unfair means: you MUST read and understand this section. Use of unfair means is strictly forbidden and can result, in extreme cases, in expulsion from the University.
  • Teaching timetables: a searchable system showing timetable information for each module.

Contact the Student Support Team on 

PhD students

iSchool Research Student Handbook

This is the handbook for Information School MPhil and PhD students, containing information and resources tailored to students working at a research degree level.

Contact the IS Postgraduate Research Team on

Key University links

SSiD: Student Services provide full support for all students, and can help with all accommodation, regulatory, registration and fees matters.

The University Library: Your physical and virtual gateway to a vast wealth of academic resources, with 24/7 access and support.

301: The Student Skills and Development Centre offers a flexible, modern space with a range of services and activities including workshops, advice, support and on-line facilities.

Students’ Union: Sheffield Students’ Union enhances your student life through activities, sport, representation, entertainment, services and support.

University Health Service: Register with a GP who you can go to with any health-related problems.

DDSS: The Disability and Dyslexia Support Service are here to support you if you have an impariment or condition that has an impact on your studies.

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